NPOTA this weekend, 9/24/16 at Kings Mountain National Military Park!!

ARRL National Park Service on the Air logo

**September 24th – GCARS will be at Kings Mountain National Military Park (MP06) for NPOTA (National Parks On The Air)!

We hope to be transmitting between the hours of 10 am and 4 pm.

For those interested in joining us on the air:

**We will be operating on the HF bands as conditions permit: tentatively anywhere from 40 to 15 meters. Please watch for spots on the packet and internet spotting networks. Time on air should begin near 14:00 UTC and conclude around 20:00 UTC. QSL via LOTW.

Thank you for the QSO!!!

For those interested in joining us at the park:

We will be setting up at 9 am and breaking down at 4 pm.  All help is greatly appreciated!

Kings Mountain National Military Park is located on South Carolina Highway 216. From Greenville, SC travel on I-85 North to NC Exit #2. From Charlotte, NC travel on I- 85 South to NC Exit #2.

Thanks! We hope to see you there or talk to you on the air!

73, Chantel, KM4LWL

Pixies, pizza & fun!!! GCARS September Meeting!

Our GCARS September Meeting is tomorrow, Monday 4th at 7 pm! We will be building a Pixie 40 meter CW transceiver!! If you signed up last month, we have your Pixie! If you missed the meeting and want to build, please come to the meeting because we have a few extras! The Pixies are only $4!! If you have side cutters, soldering irons, solder, “helping hands” devices, or other tools helpful for assembling electronics, please consider bringing them. If you don’t want to build, please consider being an elmer and helping others build and learn!

We will have pizza and cookies! We hope to see you tomorrow night for the fun radio building and fellowship!


If you have questions, please leave a comment and I will respond asap!


Chantel, KM4LWL